Nest #4560

Nickname: EC Soccer Field SE Corner
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Located in SE corner of soccer field, near softball field and tennis courts.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.715252
Longitude: -82.683859
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Whit
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 01/12/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/26/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Eli
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by BirdMan
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/05/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/17/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Amanda H
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Melnadal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival 01/12/2016 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by HaleyKaz
Adult arrival 01/21/2017 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/10/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/14/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/21/2019 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/09/2019 by Isaiah
Female crouched on nest and male perched below

04/08/2019 by Isaiah
Female standing in the nest while male sits in the nest. Female appears to be watching me

03/25/2019 by Isaiah
Male standing and watching. Female not seen

02/11/2019 by Isaiah
Female in the nest not quite standing but not completely perched, male seen flying above

02/08/2019 by Isaiah
Female in the nest, no male seen

02/21/2018 by Henley
No ospreys present, but nest is in good condition

02/15/2018 by Henley
Male osprey perched beside the nest; female in nest

11/15/2017 by Tom
No Osprey present

11/03/2017 by Tom
NO Osprey, but Green Monk green monk parakeet

11/03/2017 by Tom
Female Preached in nest. Green Monk Parakeets were present

10/21/2017 by Tom
Female Osprey seen around nest, not preached in it though

10/05/2017 by Tom
Female in nest

10/03/2017 by Tom
Female osprey preached in nest.

06/22/2017 by Eileen
Nest present but looks unoccupied. No osprey nearby

05/05/2017 by HaleyKaz
The male was present in the nest and three other ospreys were spotted circling the area.

04/28/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult was present in the nest but no chicks were visible.

04/21/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult osprey was present and seemed to be reaching deep into the nest. Monk parakeets were also present.

04/14/2017 by HaleyKaz
Osprey was perched in the nest, one was also perched nearby.

04/07/2017 by HaleyKaz
Male osprey perches nearby eating a fish. Female was in the nest incubating.

03/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
An osprey was present incubating in the nest and calling to another osprey that flew by with a fish but did not stop at the nest.

03/10/2017 by HaleyKaz
No ospreys were present in the nest but some were circling in the area. Monk parakeets were present under the nest.

03/03/2017 by HaleyKaz
One osprey was incubating in the nest and another one was perched on a pole nearby

02/24/2017 by HaleyKaz
There was an osprey sitting on the nest but it flew off before I could identify the gender.

02/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
The female was in the nest in incubation posture, and the male was perched on the light near the nest.

02/10/2017 by HaleyKaz
Female was incubating, male was also perched on nest.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
male perched temporarily. female absent during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
female roosted temporarily. no sign of male during observation.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
male roosted. female perched on adjacent utility pole.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No adults roosted. Male temporarily perched on adjacent utility pole. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields and waterfront p-lot area.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Shallow walled nest present. adults absent during observation.

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
The nest was empty but there were two male osprey near it.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present but no birds were visible.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present in good shape with 2 parakeets and no osprey in the area.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
There was one male osprey on the edge of this nest.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
The nest is in good condition, and had one male osprey on it.

06/24/2016 by Nicole27
One adult in nest, was leaning over so could not identify the sex.

05/05/2016 by kmnoonan
3 chicks visible in nest and male sitting on nearby structure.

04/20/2016 by kmnoonan
Female in nest preening and male on nearby light pole, chicks not seen.

04/14/2016 by kmnoonan
Male on structure outside of nest and female in nest, displaying feeding behavior. When she flew off, 3 chicks were observed.

04/04/2016 by kmnoonan
Both male and female in nest, both eating. Male moved outside of the nest to the end of the structure.

03/20/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird in nest and male on nearby light structure, bird in nest assumed female because of close by male.

03/10/2016 by kmnoonan
Male and female in nest. While observing, male moved to nearby light structure and remained there.

03/05/2016 by kmnoonan
1 bird in nest, unable to determine gender and 1 bird around nest; assumed pair. Monk parakeets nest building.

02/26/2016 by kmnoonan
1 osprey present, unable to determine gender. At least 3 monk parakeets engaging in nest building on the bottom of the nest.

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male next to nest

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~100 feet away

10/25/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/11/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

06/25/2015 by Melnadal
Nest present: 1 male fledgling eating a fish

05/27/2015 by Amanda H
Nest Present; 1 Fledgling, 1 Adult

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female perched on nest, 1-2 older chicks in nest

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female on nest edge, 1-2 chicks in nest

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female feeding 1-2 chicks

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
One adult in nest with 1-2 chicks

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, still very low. Possibly chicks but no determined sighting or feeding behavior.

04/02/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, very low.

03/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, very low

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not identify gender

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not identify gender

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female incubating. Two adult males observed fighting over fish around the nest. All osprey left nest and one male returned and landed in nest. Female returned with nesting material and landed on top of male. Male then left nest and perched on utility pole to left of nest.

02/05/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female incubating.

01/21/2015 by Kyle Harding
Female osprey not seen. Nest present.

01/13/2015 by Kyle Harding
Female osprey present, no further activity.

01/10/2015 by Kyle Harding
No activity present. Ospreys not seen around nest.

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult female perched nest to nest on same utility pole.

12/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult female perched next to nest on same utility pole.

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

11/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
One adult female perched next to nest eating a fish on same utility pole

10/23/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. No osprey in vicinity.

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. No osprey in vicinity.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty.

09/25/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty.

09/20/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched immediately next to nest

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flying with fish nearby, parakeets making nest under opsrey nest

07/06/2014 by Eli
Female osprey was present, chick is no longer there.

06/22/2014 by Eli
No adults were present. One young male chick was spotted.

05/08/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in nest with nestling.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in nest, still lacking definite verification on whether hatchlings are present.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female and male osprey in nest. This was the first observation of a chick; noticed by adult feeding offspring.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in nest, male perched next to nest.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male perched near by.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, no male present

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest

03/08/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male flying nearby.

03/01/2014 by Selena B
Male perched next to nest.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey occupying nest. No nearby males.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
Female occupied nest then flew away. Male osprey located nearby.

01/21/2014 by Whit
Today both the male and female were perched on the edge of the nest.

01/15/2014 by Whit
Today the Female was perched near the nest eating a fish, the male was not present or was out of eyesight.

01/12/2014 by Whit
Very large nest unto of the lights, both nearby nest

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived April 2013. Incubation began during April 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 5/10/2013. Pair last seen at nest May 2013.